Archive for January 15th, 2019

Auto sales rise slightly despite slack demand

15-Jan-2019 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:00 AM

The nation saw over 280,000 autos sold last year, a 5.8 percent year-on-year increase, according to statistics from the Vietnam Automobile Manufacturers Association (VAMA). [...]
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Vietnam’s coffee exports to Algeria rise sharply

15-Jan-2019 Intellasia | VNA | 6:00 AM

Vietnam shipped 74,120 tonnes of coffee beans to Algeria in 2018, earning 132.48 million USD, up 56 percent in volume and 28 percent in value from 2017, the general [...]
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Is Vietnam facing a fuel shortage in the aviation industry?

15-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Vietnamnet | 6:00 AM

Vietnam’s jet fuel demand is predicted to soar this year with the continued hot development of the travel industry. However, experts believe there is no need to worry [...]
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Foreign trade flourishes with tailwind from AEC

15-Jan-2019 Intellasia | VIR | 6:00 AM

Since the Asean Economic Community was established three years ago on December 31, 2015, businesses in Vietnam have been boosting exports to regional markets by taking [...]
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Catfish exports to reach USD2.3bn

15-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Dti News | 6:00 AM

The Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters & Producers (VASEP) are optimistic about Vietnamese catfish exports in 2019, anticipating revenues of between USD2.2bn-2.3bn. [...]
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Cashew sector seeks ways to navigate through difficulties

15-Jan-2019 Intellasia | VNA | 6:00 AM

Vietnam sustained its position as the world’s leading cashew processor and exporter in 2018, yet the country still suffered from certain losses, so the sector must [...]
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Transport sector targets 8-9pct growth in 2018

15-Jan-2019 Intellasia | VNA | 6:00 AM

The transport sector aims to transport 8-9 percent more passengers and cargo this year compared to 2018, heard a conference in Hanoi on January 11. According to deputy [...]
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CPTPP to be effective in Vietnam from January 14

15-Jan-2019 Intellasia | VNA | 6:00 AM

The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) will take effect in Vietnam as from January 14, 2019. The 14th National Assembly of Vietnam [...]
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Securing workers on all skill levels

15-Jan-2019 Intellasia | VIR | 6:00 AM

The Vietnamese workforce is facing opportunities and challenges in technology disruption ahead of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Simon Matthews, country manager of [...]
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Vietnam exports $3.5 billion worth of coffee in 2018

15-Jan-2019 Intellasia | VNS | 6:00 AM

Vietnam exported more than 1.8 million tonnes of coffee worth $3.54 billion in 2018, marking year-on-year rises of 20 per cent and 1.2 per cent respectively. The average [...]
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Ministry submits private enterprise development plan

15-Jan-2019 Intellasia | VNA | 6:00 AM

The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) has composed a draft plan for sustainable development of Vietnamese private enterprises by 2030. As per the draft, MPI plans to [...]
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Pacific trade pact almost upon it, Vietnam’s privatisation remains sluggish

15-Jan-2019 Intellasia | VnExpress | 6:00 AM

Vietnam seems set to miss its target for privatising state companies, causing fears this might affect its CPTPP commitments. The privatisation process was behind schedule [...]
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Deeper down the FTA path

15-Jan-2019 Intellasia | VIR | 6:00 AM

With Vietnam committing to the implementation of free trade agreements it has inked with foreign partners, including the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for [...]
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Tien Giang divides economic regions to boost tourism

15-Jan-2019 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:00 AM

The Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang has divided itself into three economic zones to create spillover effects on the tourism sector, said the province’s chair, Le [...]
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EVFTA to bring future opportunities

15-Jan-2019 Intellasia | VIR | 6:00 AM

Ahead of the landmark enforcement of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement, European investors in Vietnam are making preparations in anticipation of the benefits that this [...]
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